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Unformatted text preview: politics and how much a person’s opinion can affect other people. Before she was more or less apathetic about politics and did not always see the point in getting involved. But this sparked her to get involved in political discussions when available and to be more proactive with when it comes to political activity. One of the most influential thins Reagan did was he managed to keep government relatively small and taxes low while fighting the U.S.S.R. This proved that the economy would not suffer from borrowing money, bringing us back to Hamilton’s original idea that having some debt was a good thing. With this ideal it allowed Reagan to build the government while still holding true to the Republican values of small government and low taxes. This effected my mom because before she was more of a believer in liberal values but after this she realized that and economy and a the country can still thrive and succeed....
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- Fall '08
- Political Philosophy, Conservatism in the United States, influential moment, major life-changing moments